Transportation Articles

UPS to install electronic beacons in package cars to curb mis-loads
Technology seen cutting such errors by 70 percent.

OOIDA asks Supreme Court to overturn government's ELD mandate
Trucking trade group makes last-ditch effort to get help in the courts.

XPO workers in Illinois reject union representation; Trenton workers say yes
Elgin, Aurora workers turn thumbs down; Trenton drivers join Local 701.

Cordero, former FMC chairman, tapped as Port of Long Beach executive director
Cordero is also current agency member; will start in May.

FMCSA to hold public "listening session" on autonomous trucks
Meeting set for April 24 in Atlanta.

Amazon hires Thomson, former DOT general counsel, to fill new legal role
Thomson to be lead attorney on global, domestic transport, logistics issues.

UPS expands its ability to carry dangerous goods
Changes affect 36 North American, European, and Asian countries included in hazardous materials shipping network.

Amazon joins driver on-boarding portal to recruit owner-operators
E-tailer forecasts up to 30,000 independent drivers to support last-mile services.

Diesel taxes in California heading higher as state passes funding plan
Excise, sales taxes to climb by double digits over 10 years; California trucking group applauds measure.

Norway plans ship tunnel
Canal would cut through a mountain in a bid to help ships avoid dangerous waters.

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